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Pods of Dolphins Roaming Haiti's Coastlines, Environment Ministry Cautions

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The presence of pods of dolphins along the Haitian coastline, particularly on the beach of Arcadins, has prompted the Ministry of the Environment to alert the public in order to protect the animals while in the country's waters.

The Environment Ministry released a note saying that beach goers have been publishing the photos on social networks. After visiting the site with a technical team a larger than normal presence was confirmed.

The ministry provided a description of the appearance and the habits of the animal in its note. It has requested awareness and protection for the species while it assesses the affect on the biodiversity of Haiti's waters in the context.

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